City of Fairfax Regional Library

The City of Fairfax Regional Library. 10360 North Street
Fairfax, VA 22030-2514

Telephone: 703-293-6227
TTY: 711

The City of Fairfax Regional Library opened its doors on January 26, 2008, as Fairfax County Public Library's first truly urban library. Situated at the corner of North Street and Old Lee Highway, the building is considered the eastern gateway to the City of Fairfax. Its exterior and interior architecture suggest a love of history and enlightenment, from the colonial columns and dormers to the soaring yellow pine ceiling.

The oldest library branch in Fairfax, it opened in a small cinderblock building in 1940 and was moved to Chain Bridge Road in 1962. It was called Central Library and served as the library's headquarters until 1982 when it was renamed Fairfax City Regional Library.

The building is well-equipped to serve the needs of its public, with a covered two-level parking deck (Note: Vehicle height limit is 6' 8"), large meeting room and two conference rooms, wireless Internet access throughout the building, and dozens of Internet workstations. Cherry reading tables equipped with study lamps have built-in electrical outlets, and a 16-carrell quiet study room allows for individual quiet study. In addition to meeting rooms, a group study room may be reserved. The library has a collection of adult and children's books in Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese, and a large periodical collection, including titles in Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese and French.

The library includes the Virginia Room, the county's foremost collection of books, photographs, and manuscripts related to Fairfax County history, government, and genealogy. We welcome researchers and genealogists from all over.

We conduct periodic volunteer trainings for teens. Teens should call the branch for upcoming trainings.

Library Hours of Operation
Sunday: 1 - 5   No service by phone
Monday: 10 - 9
Tuesday: 10 - 9
Wednesday: 10 - 9
Thursday: 10 - 9
Friday: 10 - 6
Saturday: 10 - 5

Branch Contacts
Branch Manager: Laura Raymond
Board Trustee Member: Suzanne S. Levy - City of Fairfax
Volunteer Coordinator: Lisa Lum
Friends of the City of Fairfax Regional Library: Preident Barbara Leadbetter
Friends of the Virginia Room : President Vera Finberg

Available Facilities
Access Services: One computer with ZoomText software

Display Case: One

Book Sale: Ongoing. Large book sale twice a year.

Special Collections: Korean language materials

Investment collection

Local history and genealogy in the Virginia Room


Meeting Areas: - Reservations can be made for regular hours and extended hours.
(Number of chairs limited, call branch to check availability)
Meeting Room: capacity 100
Conference Room : 10-12
Group Study : capacity 6
Quiet Study Room: Yes

Branch Services
Internet Access: 45 internet stations with Microsoft Office plus wireless access is available.

Parking: 199 spaces (5 for handicapped)
Note: Vehicle height limit is 6' 8"

Languages Spoken: Please call the library to see when the foreign language speaker is available.
Arabic, Bengali, Farsi, French, Gujrati, Hindi, Korean, Marathi, Spanish and Urdu.

Microform Reader-Printer: Prints can be made for 25¢ or 15¢ per page (depending on the microform reader). New microform readers also allow saving data to your USB drive.

Phone Menu
1: Hours and location
2: Renew, check items on hold, library account
3: Children's services, program information and sign-ups
4: Reference information or to place a hold, shelf check.
5: Meeting room reservations
6: Virginia Room and genealogy
8: Reach a specific staff member
9: Repeat menu

Library-Affiliated Organizations
Friends of the City of Fairfax Regional Library
Fairfax Bibliophiles
Fairfax County History Commission
Fairfax Genealogical Society
Fall for the Book
Chocolate Lovers Festival

The Lukmire Partnership

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